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Friday, February 29, 2008

                                 Hello everybody! How are you all doing? I am back after my breakOpen-mouthed.Here is my way of doing gongura thugayal,I took from Kumudam magazine long time before and we just love this thugayal very much!


Gongura leaves 3/4 cup (After saute)
Green chilies 4-5
Red chilies 4-5
Coriander seeds 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds 1 tsp
Mustard 1 tsp
Asafetida A pinch
Onion 1 big
Garlic 3 flakes
Jaggery for taste a little
Salt and oil As needed



  • Heat a kadai and fry mustard,fenugreek,dry coriander,red chilies and then green chilies one by one and keep aside.
  • Wash and fry the gongura leaves till it becomes soft and changes its colour to brown.
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  • Chop onions into chunks and fry it too and keep a side.
  • Grind every thing above with salt,jaggery to make the thogaiyal and need not add any water.
  • Lastly season with a teaspoon of oil with mustard,asafetida and well crushed garlic (garlic should turn golden brown) and mix well.
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  • Tangy,spicy thogaiyal is ready!  This can be kept in fridge for two days...Tastes great with steamed rice!